Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
. so it doesn't actually cut revenues to the government. but there are cuts in the tax rate that individuals pay. i'm not sure how to count whether that is or is not a tax cut. >> reporter: bottom line, $5 trillion not $5 trillion or there is no bottom line? >> the romney-ryan plan has never specified exactly what the loopholes they will close or how the math adds up, but they say it is not a $5 trillion tax cut because it has these other residual benefits. >> well, that cleared that up, didn't it? both candidates are working hard, though, to win the support of young voters. >> last night students at the university of maryland in college park watched the debate and then offered their opinions of the candidates in a high- tech way. matt jablow has more. >> reporter: for professor philip resnick, the first general election debate of 2012 marked the call nation of one -- culmination of one full year of hard work. >> i'm looking forward to seeing the technology in action on this scale. >> reporter: a computer scientist at the university of maryland, he developed the software pro
Oct 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
said it's not declaring war on its neighbor. the government can now send troops or war planes across the border to attack syrian targets if turkey feels threatened. the turkish military fired for a second straight day. a rocket launched from syria hit a turkish town killing two women and three children. residents say they feel the war next door has spilled over. he says we are scared to death of when another bomb will strike. syria has apologized for the incident and claims it was an accident. europe and the u.s. both military allies of turkey condemned the border shelling. >> i once again urge the syrian authorities to end the violence and fully respect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of all neighboring countries. >> reporter: anti-war protestors clashed in the turkish capital. demonstrators marched to parliament they chanted "we don't want war." syria assured world leaders there won't be another border incident. monica villamizar, cbs news. >> rebel groups have been using turkish territory as a base to take down government troops. >>> d.c. police are investigating allegat
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
mohammad and lee boyd value -- malvo. >>> a charter would grant the district government power to spend local tax dollars without getting approval if it goes through. the council plans to vote on it by december. then it would go to d.c. voters in the spring. if it's approved, the congress, though, or the president could still kill it. the entire council is behind the effort but d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton opposes it. she says she will keep pushing to secure budget autonomy through a bill in congress instead. >>> here's a look at some other things making news now. officials believe several gunmen took part in an attack which killed a border agent along the u.s.-mexico border. nicholas ivy was killed in the attack and a second agent injured. this is the first time an agent has been killed in the line of duty since a firefight two years ago which exposed operation fast and furious. that was a botched a.t.f. gun smuggling operation. >>> the former penn state graduate assistant who testified that he saw jerry sandusky showering with a boy back in 2001 is now suffering the university.